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Today I received a phishing email disguised as an eBay promotion. If it hadn't arrived in a mailbox that I never used to sign up for eBay (that was clue #1), I would definitely have fallen for their trap.

Even though I have been reading about this type of spam/phishing emails in the last couple of weeks, I was shocked to see how good these guys are in conceiving people!

Basically they sent an email announcing a price promotion on eBay.com (that was clue #2: I'm not registered on the .com site so eBay.com is not allowed to send me any emails):

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I've seen phishing emails before, but the scary thing about this one is that these spammers were mimicking an actual eBay email in which an actual price promotion was announced.

Read more about this phenomenon here.

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